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Sept. 21, 2020

C&T provides boots ‘on the ground’ to firefighters combating West Coast wildland fires

Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support’s Clothing and Textiles team provided boots to the Army National Guard in support of mobilized firefighters combating West Coast wildland fires.

May 10, 2019

Initial clothing issue office dresses trainees as Airmen

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base San Antonio website — Scared, anxious and sleep deprived; between 300 and 400 trainees, many with freshly shaved heads from the barber located next door, pass through a brown brick building each week to receive their first sets of uniforms and clothing items they will need for life in the military.

Oct. 31, 2018

ELRS Airmen open new Desert Depot

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing website — Airmen assigned to the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron celebrated the relocation of the Desert Depot here during a ribbon cutting ceremony Oct. 30, 2018.

June 1, 2018

Corps to award sole source orders for cold weather boots and socks

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — Marines will stay warm during ambient cold weather operations with new boots and socks. Marine Corps Systems Command intends to award sole source purchase orders for two types of Intense Cold Weather Boots and Intense Cold Weather Socks to improve Marines’ performance in cold weather environments. A total of 2,000 boots and 50,000 pairs of socks will be delivered from four vendors by Sept. 28.

March 29, 2018

Corps to assess boots at Parris Island

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — In an effort to continually improve the clothing and equipment Marines are issued, Marine Corps Systems Command will conduct an assessment to see if lighter boots can improve recruit performance. Plans are to compare two lighter boots to the Marine Corps Combat Boot during a recruit training cycle at Parris Island.

Oct. 26, 2017

Corps reaches final stages of tropical boots, uniform testing

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Marine Corps Systems Command website — The Marine Corps wrapped up its fourth and final field user evaluation for a prototype tropical utility uniform and boots in late September.

March 3, 2017

New Army Jungle Wear Gives ‘Trench Foot’ the Boot

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Department of Defense website — Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley directed the Army to come up with a plan to outfit two full brigade combat teams in Hawaii, part of the 25th Infantry Division there, with a specialized jungle boot -- and Program Executive Officer Soldier, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, had to get a plan together to make it happen.